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letting

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɛtɪŋ
 
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Definition of letting in English:

noun

[mass noun] British
1The action of renting out a property: the renovation of houses for letting [count noun]: she arranged lettings
More example sentences
  • Since its launch last May, the firm has taken on the management and letting of 60 properties on the Costa del Sol.
  • Costs are allowed in full as an expense against the rental income from the house in the first year of letting.
  • Many insurers have recently steered clear of properties held for residential letting and those who do give quotes will often only cover buildings and contents together.
1.1 [count noun] A property that is let or available to be let: large houses were subdivided into multiple lettings
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  • Richard, who comes from a Cornish farming family, qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and has experience in property and lettings, farm restructuring and commercial contracts.
  • Jon Lord, Bolton council's head of community housing services, says this means local lettings are not affected.
  • We have five more lettings in hand that should be complete by the middle of November.

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